Zacks.com Announces That Jim Oberweis Highlights the Following Stocks: Aspreva Pharmaceuticals, Supertex Inc., ICU Medical, ID Systems and Online Resources.CHICAGO -- Jim Oberweis, editor of the Oberweis Report newsletter, does not expect foreign dollars to pour into U.S. this year the way they did in 2005. Read about Aspreva Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ASPV), Supertex Inc. (Nasdaq:SUPX), ICU ICU intensive care unit.
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ICU Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICUI), ID Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDSY) and Online Resources, Corp. (Nasdaq:ORCC ORCC Ohio Regional Campus Conference
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ORCC Online Resources & Communications Corporation (now named Online Resources Corporation) ). Click here for the full story exclusively on Zacks.com: http://at.zacks.com/?id=84
Highlights from the January 2 Featured Expert column by Jim Oberweis include:
Current Portfolio profiles:
Aspreva Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ASPV) is an emerging pharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing new indications for approved drugs In the United States, the FDA approves drugs. Before a drug can be prescribed, it must undergo an extensive FDA approval process. This process involves first testing the drug on animals or in medical labs. and late stage drug candidates for patients with less common diseases. The company uses a proprietary screening program to identify medicines that show potential for high therapeutic impact in less common diseases, then partners with pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies to acquire the rights to develop the drug in these new indications. In the company's latest reported third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005 Aspreva reported royalty revenue of $16.8 million, up from zero in last year's third quarter. In the company's second profitable quarter, Aspreva reported earnings of $.09 for the third quarter versus a loss in the same year-ago quarter.
Supertex Inc. (Nasdaq:SUPX) manufactures high voltage The term high voltage characterizes electrical circuits, in which the voltage used is the cause of particular safety concerns and insulation requirements. High voltage is used in electrical power distribution, in cathode ray tubes, to generate X-rays and particle beams, to analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and specializes in high-voltage interface products. Its semiconductors can be found in cellular phones, MP3 players A digital music player that supports the MP3 format, which was the audio format that started a revolution in online music downloads and distribution. All portable music players, the iPod being the most popular, support MP3 along with one or more other audio formats. , telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. equipment products, networking equipment, flat panel displays A thin display screen for computer and TV usage. The first flat panels appeared on laptop computers in the mid-1980s, and the LCD technology became the standard. Stand-alone LCD screens became available for desktop computers in the mid-1990s and exceeded sales of CRTs for the first time , medical products, and other products. In the company's latest reported second quarter, sales increased approximately 30% to $20.2 million from $15.5 million in the second quarter of 2004. Supertex reported earnings per share of $.31 in the latest reported second quarter versus $.15 in the same quarter of last year.
Other stocks in the Current Portfolio include:
ICU Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICUI), together with its wholly-owned subsidiary Budget Medical Products, Inc. is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of proprietary, disposable medical connection systems for use in intravenous therapy Intravenous therapy or IV therapy is the giving of liquid substances directly into a vein. It can be intermittent or continuous; continuous administration is called an intravenous drip. applications.
ID Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDSY) is a leading provider of wireless solutions for corporate asset management. The company's systems enable management to control and track the location and status of their assets in real time.
Online Resources, Corp. (Nasdaq:ORCC) is a leading Internet banking, bill payment and e-finance application service provider to financial institutions. They provide their clients, primarily regional and community banks, thrifts and credit unions, with an end-to-end outsourced service, which is branded in their name.
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